posAbilities Behavioural Consultant Full Time in Vancouver, BC


Branch Vancouver BC CA

Behavioural Consultant
Vancouver, BC

 Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) certification (or working towards. Certification) with the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) preferred….

Behavioural Consultant – BCBA Supervised position

Position Type: Full Time – (37.50 hours per week), Benefits after passing probation

Location: Greater Vancouver Area

Compensation: As per Collective Agreement, benefits included

posAbilities is a large, non-profit, agency that delivers services to people with

developmental disabilities. Laurel Behavior Support Services (LBSS), a service offered by

posAbilities, is currently looking for qualified Behaviour Consultants to work with adults

and children who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and/or other

developmental disorders living in Greater Vancouver Area. LBSS is a home-based

consultation service that develops individualized programs based on the science of Applied

Behaviour Analysis.

The successful candidate will conduct assessments, collect data, write and revise behaviour

intervention plans, provide clinical supervision to support team, model/teach

implementation strategies, and provide the team with basic training (as needed). LBSS will

provide the successful candidate with clinical support and oversight.

As there are trusting relationships to be formed in this position, long term commitment is

requested from all applicants.


To behaviourally assess and develop best-practice and evidence-based behavioural

interventions for children, and using a mediator model, provide training to families and

caregivers in implementing the interventions.


 A Master degree (or enrolled and working towards a Master degree) in Applied

Behaviour Analysis, education, psychology or a related discipline.

 Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) certification (or working towards

certification) with the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) preferred.

 A minimum 2 years’ experience providing support to children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or other developmental disabilities.

 A thorough understanding of the science of Applied Behaviour Analysis and the

ability to communicate theories and principles effectively.

 The ability to conduct functional assessment (indirect, direct and experimental) and

develop function-based interventions.

 Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, along with the

ability to work independently. Familiarity with Addictions and Mental Health an asset

to this position.

 Ability to communicate effectively with a range of support staff, health professionals

and with families.

 House flexibility required – hours set must meet operational requirements and needs of persons served

 Mandarin or Cantonese speaking an asset in this position

Date updated: December 21, 2012


 Identify and assess the needs of the individual

 Apply behavior principles and procedures based on the science of Applied Behaviour Analysis to develop the Behaviour Intervention Plan(s).

 Provides competency-based training to families, caregivers and other such personnel in order to augment their skills when directly supporting the individual.

 Provides monthly reports of activities detailing hours spent with each client.

 Keeps informed on current literature and research.

This position requires the ability to function independently and to work frequently under

pressure due to managing multiple concurrent projects and deadlines. Program delivery

requires a moderate level of physical fitness to effectively carry out the duties of the

position. Consultants are expected to cope with the pressures of dealing with children and

adults and families in crisis.

We offer a wonderful work environment, a dedicated team of professionals to work with,

and BCBA supervision. For more details about Laurel Behaviour Supports Services, visit


If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply online with resume and cover letter to

http://www.posabilities.ca/careers/apply-now .

Date updated: December 21, 2012

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on: 2016-07-09
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